|As the Spring Training home of the Detroit Tigers, Joker Marchant Stadium sees some the of the best talent in the Major League. Multi-million dollar renovations in 2003 and 2017 greatly enhanced the player and fan experience. The park opened to the public in 1966 and is the second oldest stadium in the Grapefruit League, which has been in operation since the 1890s. Learn MoreDetroit Tigers 2023 Spring Training The 2023 Grapefruit League Spring Training is about to begin for Major League Baseball teams that train in Florida. For 87 seasons the Detroit Tigers have trained at Tiger Town, making this the longest relationship between a Major League franchise and a Spring Training facility. To be a part of the action, tickets can be purchased now at the ticket office at Publix Field at Joker Marchant Stadium, by calling 863.686.8075 or by going online.
|“We are so excited to have a full schedule for the 2023 Grapefruit League after last year’s abbreviated season. Pitchers and catchers will be the first to report for their workouts soon followed by the rest of the team. Publix Field at Joker Marchant Stadium is ready for the players and the fans with the first game taking place right around the corner on February 25 when the Tigers host the Phillies.”– Bob Donahay, Director of Parks, Recreation & Cultural Arts
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|ART around TOWN
|Looking for a little culture? See what Lakeland’s visual and performing arts have to offer.
|Chitty Chitty Bang BangMusical • Feb. 17 – March 5
|RhinocerosStage Read • March 15 – 16
|The Sweet Delilah Swim ClubPlay • April 14 – 23
|Something RottenMusical • Feb. 17 – 26
|The FSC Studio Orchestra ReturnsConcert • Feb. 22<